1. Doves Soar Back To North America

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock trio Doves has lined up a month-long North American tour, kicking off Sept. 7 at Chicago radio station Q101's Oysterfest and wrapping Oct. 9 in Los Angeles. It's the group's second outing in U.K. rock trio Doves has lined up a month-long North American tour, kicking…

  2. Tonic Wraps New Album

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based rock trio Tonic has completed recording its third album with famed producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi) at his Maui, Hawaii studio. Los Angeles-based rock trio Tonic has completed recording its third album with famed producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi) at his Maui,…

  3. A Dozen Acts Set For 'Jeep World' Second Stage

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A dozen second stage acts have been confirmed for the inaugural Jeep World Outside Festival, due to kick off July 10 in Charlotte, N.C. Five For Fighting, Tonic, Rubyhorse, Howie Day, and Remy Shand a A dozen second stage acts have been confirmed for the inaugural Jeep World Outside Festival,…

  4. Kevin Denney

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Denney may well be the best of a promising crop of male vocalists from the class of '02. Kevin Denney may well be the best of a promising crop of male vocalists from the class of '02. He owns a sincere, lights-out baritone with plenty of vocal tricks, and he's a more-than…

  5. Budding Motown Stars Hit The Road

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST To promote its stable of young artists, Motown is staging the winter Motown Lounge tour with headliner Prophet Jones, whose single "Lifetime" has been near the top of Billboard's Bubbling Under R& To promote its stable of young artists, Motown is staging the winter Motown…

  6. Chrome

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Trace Adkins appeared to be on the fast track to superstardom when he bowed with Dreamin' Out Loud in 1996, but for whatever reason, his ascent stalled with successive releases. Trace Adkins appeared to be on the fast track to superstardom when he bowed with Dreamin' Out Loud in…

  7. Crystal Days, 1979-99

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the misty, faraway '80s—with their vital radio breeding ground dubbed "college rock"—Echo & the Bunnymen were among the most revered of British imports to the U.S., along with suc In the misty, faraway '80s—with their vital radio breeding ground dubbed "college…

  8. Ivy Lines Up Acoustic Gigs

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New York-based pop act Ivy has set a series of acoustic performances around the July 10 release of its upcoming Nettwerk album, "Long Distance." The group has confirmed shows in New York (July 11) and New York-based pop act Ivy has set a series of acoustic performances around the…

  9. Billboard Bits: Tom Waits, On The Bricks, Keiko Matsui

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Tom Waits, On The Bricks festival, Keiko Matsui Tom Waits was honored with the Founders Award at the 18th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held Monday in Beverly Hills, Calif., Billboard Bulletin reports. The song of the year award went to "I Knew I Loved You," the Savage…

  10. Chili Peppers Plug In For Charity Shows

    February 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at two charity shows next month, a March 1 benefit for a substance abuse counselor in Los Angeles and a March 14 event for local charities in New York. The Gramm The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at two charity shows next month, a March 1 benefit…

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